Click on a thumbnail to see the full-size photo. The only major problem we encountered outdoors was that the camera’s metering system made it hard to compensate effectively for backlighting; subjects tended to come out in silhouette. In Playback mode it switches between 1 an image display with camera settings, 2 an image display without settings, and 3 Index mode. Impressive for a 36mm focal length lens! Design The FinePix A is a palm-size digital camera measuring just 3. Contrary to a lot of cameras that are specifically sold for children, it has a nice solid feel to it. However, cards are easily available at for example eBay, but to solve the memory problem once and for all I recommend a card of 64 or MB, which can be a bit pricy.

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Brilliant, well made in Japan, little camera.

That’s a shame, since it’s a021 photos show such nice, appealing color. The A’s built-in flash is effective to approximately 10 feet 3 meters from the camera and includes a red-eye reduction setting that helps eliminate the occurrence of redeye in portraits. The following options are available through the Movie settings menu.

Fujifilm FinePix A201

The few dollars up front will save you literally hundreds of dollars in the long run, not to mention the hassle of wimpy batteries running out in the middle of the action. Picky Details Information on shooting speed, battery life, etc.

The Back button allows you to back out of the menu without making a selection. The good news with flash photography is that we didn’t see the bluish cast that plagues fujifilmm digital camera images, giving a horrid zombielike quality to human flesh tones.


Fujifilm FinePix A Digital Photography Review

Along with simplicity and portability, the A also offers some creative options. The camera itself can be bought at very decent prices, so the total of the camera and an extra memory card is still very fumifilm value for mone y! Image quality was very good when shooting outdoors or when using flash photography, but we had below average results in low-light scenes or with indoor incandescent lighting.

Does good close ups in macro mode too. Fujifilm’s claim of a 9. In Auto mode, you can use the camera’s Self-Timer mode to trigger a second delayed exposure, enabling you to press the shutter button and then move into position for a self portrait or to join in a group photo before the shutter is released. The A stores images on 3. See details for description of any imperfections.

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Therefore, we don’t recommend the A for taking available-light pictures at night or in dimly-lit interiors. I’ve used other cheap cameras from “unknown” brands and they tend to come out badly exposed with dull colours. It does a good job of meeting most of the needs of entry-level users, plus it offers an extra bonus with the Movie and PC-Cam modes, all at a very affordable price. The A does provide a “digital zoom,” which digitally enlarges the center pixels of the image by as much as 2.

Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. The following exposure and camera options are available through the Record menu in Auto mode:.


Fujifilm FinePix A201 Review Posted

For example, you can record short QuickTime movies approximately 20 seconds, without sound of people, pets, or possessions a great way to document items for insurance records. Take the low price and add a compact, lightweight body; user-friendly interface; plus PC-Cam and video-recording capabilities, and it fujofilm like Fujifilm’s new A-Series is off to a great start.

Despite their being packed in the box with many cameras, they simply don’t have the juice to handle typical digicam demands.

This mode also sets up the camera to take still pictures, but provides more exposure options. Even the “high power” ones the battery manufacturers say are designed for devices like digital cameras.

The only thing I am not so keen about is the memory card the camera uses: The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. Lots of shooting options and probably at its best on full automatic. On the other hand, it’s easy to flip the camera into Video mode to capture silent clips by just turning the mode dial.

It’s lightweight, uses 2 AA batteries that will last for ages. But you may quickly outgrow its short feature list. The camera’s right side has only a single plastic knob with fujitilm eyelet for attaching the wrist strap.